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Hitachi Energy and TransnetBW make German grid fit for future

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Feb 15, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Energy has signed a major order with German state-owned transmission system operator, TransnetBW to enable the expansion of renewable energy and stabilization of the grid.

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  • ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Feb 15, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Energy has signed a major order with German state-owned transmission system operator, TransnetBW to enable the expansion of renewable energy and stabilization of the grid.
  • Seated from left to right: Dr. Rainer Pflaum, CFO TransnetBW, Dr. Werner Gtz, CEO TransnetBW, Pascal Daleiden, Country Managing Director Hitachi Energy Austria, Germany and Switzerland, and Stefan Habild, Business Unit Manager Grid Integration, Hitachi Energy Germany AG [Source: TransnetBW]
    Hitachi Energy will supply two Enhanced STATCOM1 stations with the next-generation grid stabilization technology, SVC Light Enhanced, to enable TransnetBW to improve power quality in the transmission grid, which supplies power to 11 million people and numerous industries.
  • "As the pioneering technology leader, we are proud to support TransnetBW to safeguard the success of their energy transition," said Niklas Persson, Managing Director of Hitachi Energy's Grid Integration business.
  • "Hitachi Energy's power quality solutions enable grid operators to dampen the destabilizing effects of renewable energy and expand transmission capacity without building new lines.

Contributing to Efficient Development of Metal Thin Film Materials by Using Chemicals Informatics and Materials Informatics

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Friday, February 9, 2024

CI is a Hitachi High-Tech's proprietary service that uses AI to analyze public data such as patents and select optimal materials for development.

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  • CI is a Hitachi High-Tech's proprietary service that uses AI to analyze public data such as patents and select optimal materials for development.
  • The PoC clarified that even new materials with no accumulated past experimental data can be developed more efficiently by combining Hitachi High-Tech's MI with CI.
  • This eliminates the document research and round-robin test with experimental designs(1), thereby improving the efficiency of developing new materials.
  • In the past, determining optimal conditions for materials used in development, including ideal combination ratios, volumes and temperatures, involved numerous repeated experiments.

Sysmex and Hitachi High-Tech Agree to Collaborate on Development of New Genetic Testing Systems

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

TOKYO, Feb 8, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Sysmex Corporation and Hitachi High-Tech Corporation announce that both companies have agreed to collaborate in the development of genetic testing systems based on capillary electrophoresis sequencers (CE sequencers)(1).

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  • TOKYO, Feb 8, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Sysmex Corporation and Hitachi High-Tech Corporation announce that both companies have agreed to collaborate in the development of genetic testing systems based on capillary electrophoresis sequencers (CE sequencers)(1).
  • To achieve widespread clinical realization, Sysmex and Hitachi High-Tech will develop more efficient genetic testing systems at a lower cost, aiming at expanding optimal genetic testing for individual diseases.
  • In recent years, there has been active development of assay reagents using next generation sequencer (NGS)(2) in the genetic testing field.
  • Having achieved the milestones in the FS agreement, Sysmex and Hitachi High-Tech have agreed, as the next step, to collaborate on the development of genetic testing systems with a view to their widespread adoption in the clinical setting.

Hitachi Recognized as 'A List' on Climate Change for the Third Consecutive Year

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

This is the third consecutive year that Hitachi has been selected for the A List in the areas of Climate Change.

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  • This is the third consecutive year that Hitachi has been selected for the A List in the areas of Climate Change.
  • Hitachi has established long-term environmental targets in its Hitachi Environmental Innovation 2050.
  • Additionally, to promote sustainable management, Hitachi amended its executive compensation system*, expanding the ratio of sustainability evaluation in the compensation.
  • *News Release on April 25, 2023 "Hitachi Amends Executive Compensation System, Further Strengthening Links Between Corporate Value and Compensation" www.hitachi.com/New/cnews/month/2023/04/230425b.html

Hitachi High-Tech Achieves CDP's Highest Score of "A List" in Water Security for the First Time

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

As a member of the Hitachi Group, Hitachi High-Tech Group is pushing forward with efforts to fulfill an environmental vision and long-term environmental targets, "Hitachi Environmental Innovation 2050(2)".

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  • As a member of the Hitachi Group, Hitachi High-Tech Group is pushing forward with efforts to fulfill an environmental vision and long-term environmental targets, "Hitachi Environmental Innovation 2050(2)".
  • We aim to realize a resource efficient society by improving water use efficiency by 50% or more compared to the base year by FY2050 through the use of circular water and investment in water-saving facilities.
  • Hitachi High-Tech Group is working to utilize watereffectively by reducing the volume of water used through initiatives including productivity improvements and upgrading to water-conserving equipment.
  • We will continue to work with our suppliers to conduct corporate activities that are responsible for the global environment.

Hitachi Digital Services and OneThird Fight Supermarket Food Waste With First-of-its-Kind Digital Solution

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

LONDON and SANTA CLARA, Calif, Jan 24, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Digital Services, the digital consultancy and technology services subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. (TSE: 6501), issupporting food waste prevention specialists OneThird in the development of a breakthrough solution tackling the global food waste crisis.

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  • LONDON and SANTA CLARA, Calif, Jan 24, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Digital Services, the digital consultancy and technology services subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. (TSE: 6501), issupporting food waste prevention specialists OneThird in the development of a breakthrough solution tackling the global food waste crisis.
  • OneThird selected Digital Services from Hitachi Vantara, now a new entity known as Hitachi Digital Services, to combine its Azure cloud and application expertise with their in-depth understanding of sensing and AI technology and together they created a real-time data insights platform to enable a smarter and more flexible food supply chain.
  • It is imperative that solutions are created to ensure there is enough food for everyone, which also includes reducing thecurrent food waste crisis.
  • "As the food wastecrisis continues, retailers must be equipped with the insights needed to reduce food waste in a truly impactful way.

Hitachi High-Tech Launches the GT2000, High-Precision Electron Beam Metrology System to Meet the Needs of Semiconductor Devices Development and Mass Production in the High-NA EUV Generation

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023

TOKYO, Dec 12, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi High-Tech Corporation ("Hitachi High-Tech") announced today the launch of its GT2000 high-precision electron beam metrology system.

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  • TOKYO, Dec 12, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi High-Tech Corporation ("Hitachi High-Tech") announced today the launch of its GT2000 high-precision electron beam metrology system.
  • GT2000 is equipped with new detection systems to cutting-edge 3D semiconductor devices.
  • It also utilizes low-damage high-speed multi-point measurement functions for High-NA EUV(2) resist wafers imaging to minimize resist damage and improve yield in mass production.
  • As semiconductor device manufacturing processes evolve, research-and-development of N2 (2-nanometer generation node) and A14 (14-angstrom generation node) is underway.

Hitachi High-Tech Launches Dark Field Wafer Defect Inspection System DI4600 to Provide High Throughput and High-Precision Defect Detection on Patterned Wafers

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

TOKYO, Dec 6, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi High-Tech Corporation announced today the launch of the Hitachi Dark Field Wafer Defect Inspection System DI4600 - a new tool for inspecting particles and defects on patterned wafer in semiconductor production lines.

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  • TOKYO, Dec 6, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi High-Tech Corporation announced today the launch of the Hitachi Dark Field Wafer Defect Inspection System DI4600 - a new tool for inspecting particles and defects on patterned wafer in semiconductor production lines.
  • DI4600 offers improved detection capabilities due to the addition of a dedicated server that offers significantly enhanced data processing power required for the detection of particles and defects.
  • Compared to the previous model, system's throughput has also been improved by approximately 20% through reduced wafer transfer time and improved operations during wafer inspection.
  • (2) DR-SEM (Defect Review-Scanning Electron Microscope): An equipment designed to perform high-quality imaging of the defects on fine semiconductor circuit patterns formed on wafers.

Hitachi awarded Sustainable Markets Initiative 2023 Terra Carta Seal

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

- Hitachi is one of 17 global companies to have been awarded the Sustainable Markets Initiative's 2023 Terra Carta Seal.

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  • - Hitachi is one of 17 global companies to have been awarded the Sustainable Markets Initiative's 2023 Terra Carta Seal.
  • TOKYO, Nov 28, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - The Sustainable Markets Initiative today announced that Hitachi has been awarded its 2023 Terra Carta Seal.
  • The Terra Carta Seal is awarded to companies which have demonstrated the success of a high- impact, large scale company-wide project, initiative or strategy which aligns with one or more of the Sustainable Markets Initiative's tenTerra Carta Articles.
  • Hitachi joins 16 other companies spanning multiple geographies and industries to be awarded the 2023 Terra Carta Seal.

Hitachi Energy unveils new emission-free alternative to diesel- powered generators

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Wednesday, November 22, 2023

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Nov 22, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all, unveiled today theHyFlex demonstration unit, its Hydrogen Power Generator in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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  • ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Nov 22, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all, unveiled today theHyFlex demonstration unit, its Hydrogen Power Generator in Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • During an event held with Hitachi Energy's technology partner, PowerCell Group, around 100 senior representatives from companies in various industries took part in the demonstration.
  • Hitachi Energy is developing a Hydrogen Power Generator demonstration unit with Gothenburg-based fuel cellmanufacturer PowerCell Group.
  • With the unveiling of this breakthrough technology, Hitachi Energy now has a complete solutions portfolio across the green hydrogen value chain.